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News about Climate Change and our Planet

2014

On thin ice: How global warming is threatening Iceland’s glaciers | Living – Euronews

The effects of global warming are increasingly visible in Iceland as the landscape begins to radically alter. The world-famous Jökulsárlón Lagoon in Iceland contains icebergs as far as the eye can see, with a glacier where huge blocks of ice…

Biden Wants to Take On China and Climate Change at the Same Time – Slate

Global warming is, in large part, a U.S.-China problem. The two countries combined account for 43 percent of worldwide CO2 emissions. The decisions the two countries make in the coming years will shape what life is like on the planet…

Mozambican politician and champion against global warming dies at 57 – Africanews English

Daviz Simango, one of the main opponents in Mozambique has died at the age of 57, his family announced Monday. Simango, who was a champion against global warming as mayor of the second largest in Mozambique, was last week transferred…

Fact: Science Shows Polar Bears Are Thriving Despite Sea-Ice Loss

Is Facebook now an expert on polar bear conservation status? Apparently, they have decreed themselves the last word for online content. There is a plan afoot to label anything that says polar bears are not being harmed by recent sea…

Texas: Time To Get Rid Of Its Wind Energy Addiction

Texas. It is the number one energy-producing state in the United States. It is both the largest producer of oil, and the largest producer of natural gas, and has been for decades. Texas also has abundant coal reserves. It has…

Media reaction: Texas ‘deep freeze’, power blackouts and the role of global warming – Carbon Brief

This week, a blast of Arctic air has engulfed much of the central US, bringing freezing conditions and record low temperatures to many states. Texas, in particular, has been badly affected, with grid operators hit by power outages and struggling…

Tracking Arctic climate change from a Greenhouse to an Icehouse world – EurekAlert

The Arctic Ocean is a very sensitive and important region for global climate change, and is unique in comparison to the other oceans on Earth. Due to complex feedback processes (collectively known as “Arctic amplification”), the Arctic is both a…

Reserve prices under scarcity conditions improve with a dynamic ORDC, new research finds

(Carnegie Mellon University) A new paper quantifies how better accounting for the temperature-dependent probability of large generator contingencies with time-varying dynamic ORDC construction improves reserve procurement. The paper, ‘Dynamic Operating Reserve Procurement Improves Scarcity Pricing in PJM,’ by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, was published in Energy Policy.

Cold Weather Doesn’t Mean Climate Change Isn’t Happening | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com – The Weather Channel

A fiery pileup involving semitrailer tractors shut down both sides of Interstate 44, the Turner Turnpike, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Sunday, February 14, 2021. (Twittter/@OKTurnpike) Increasing global average temperatures are well documented. Long-term trends are what matter when tracking…